US alien-seeking institute resumes its search

Needy extraterrestrial-intelligence institute reopens after online campaign raises almost $230,000.

    " />

    The search for extraterrestrial life may be the stuff of science fiction.

    But that was the mission set for the stargazers at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) institute, in northern California, until they ran out of money.

    An online fundraising drive called SETI Stars was set up after the institute had to shut down its operations.

    Now, five months later, the campaign has raised almost $230,000 and operations have resumed.

    Al Jazeera's Hazem Sika reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Russian and Syrian presidents meet to discuss strategy against 'terrorism' and political settlement options.

    What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

    What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

    Analysts say that the recent covert ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia are due to a new regional paradigm.

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    We talk to US Congressman Ro Khanna about power politics and debate Mohammed bin Salman's new strategy for the Kingdom.